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Feature Matrix

Oxygen XML Web Author was designed to provide the functionality of the Author mode in Oxygen XML Editor/Author in a mobile-friendly platform and can be embedded in a third-party standalone Java application to provide WYSIWYG-like XML editing and reviewing directly in your choice of web browsers on your mobile devices or desktops.

Table 1. Feature Matrix Showing Differences Between Web Author and Oxygen XML Editor/Author
Feature Oxygen XML Web Author Oxygen XML Editor/Author
Intended audience Reviewers and technical writers with little or no XML knowledge Technical writers and developers with at least moderate XML knowledge
Mobile device friendly Specifically designed for mobile devices No
Compatibility with standard Oxygen features Covers only editing and reviewing features 100%
Publishing PDF preview PDF, WebHelp, and many other formats
Advanced XML features No Yes (search by XPath, refactoring actions)
Author mode Yes Yes
Text mode Yes Yes
Grid mode No Yes
Schema Design mode No Yes
Saxon versions included Saxon HE Saxon EE

In a typical deployment, some of the more advanced technical writers install Oxygen XML Editor/Author on their computers while other users that contribute content or review it use Oxygen XML Web Author.